Often going away on a golfing holiday as a couple makes it hard to decide where to go even if you are both keen golfers you both have different requirements but here is our guide to the five best golfing getaways for couples…
First on our list for the best couple hotels we have to offer is the Evolutee Royal Obidos Hotel & Spa in Portugal. This hotel is just a year and a half old and is set to become a favourite for those looking for serenity and relaxation in a remote and beautiful area with a fabulous golf course onsite. All the rooms are light and spacious with the option of sea view available to guests with modern décor and a well-fitted bathroom. The hotel also has its own spa which features extensive treatments using locally sourced materials and produce and after a treatment you can enjoy yourself in the beautiful indoor pool, the Finnish sauna or the Jacuzzi. For food there is plenty of choice for breakfast at the buffet and for your evening meal you can either eat from the Dinner Menu at the Golf Club or stay at the hotel and eat from their set menu which offers some delicious seafood. The golf course is adjacent to the hotel which is a beautifully designed and challenging course not to be missed! This hotel really is perfect for some relaxation time with your other half whilst getting the opportunities to enjoy a fabulous hotel and golf course.
In Sicily we have the five star luxury Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa. This is a golfer’s paradise with two fantastic 18-hole golf courses on site! The hotel also features beautiful spa and wellness facilities so even if you’re not a keen golfer you will certainly not be disappointed with your visit to this fabulous hotel as the spa offers extensive facilities and treatments to suit any and all of their guests’ needs. Each of the rooms feature a private balcony or terrace with either a lovely view of the golf course or the beautiful gardens. The hotel hosts three spectacular restaurants which serve a range of cuisine from Mediterranean to their regional specialities – you will never be short of amazing food whilst staying here! This hotel is the perfect place to relax and enjoy some great golf, great food and great quality treatment on your next couples golfing retreat!
Next on the list we have Elba Palace Golf and Vital Hotel which is situated right in the centre of the stunning Fuerteventura golf course. As a member of the “Small Luxury Hotels of the World” we are sure you could not be disappointed with a stay at this beautiful gem of a hotel. The rooms are light and spacious, fully fitted with amenities and old fashioned décor. This is an adults-only hotel so ideal for those looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of family life! For those looking for activities other than golf the hotel offers a variety including hiking, tennis and diving just to name a few! The hotel also offer free transfers to the nearby Sheraton Spa for those looking for extreme relaxation. Whether you are looking for spectacular golf or a quiet rest in a beautiful location then look no further than this hotel for your next couple golf getaway.
Last but certainly not least on the list is Gran Hotel Benahavis. This beautiful hotel is situated in the hills and is just a five minute walk away from the charming pedestrianised town of Benahavis where there are many different bars and restaurants serving all kinds of cuisine meaning that you are never short of a great eatery whilst here! There are a variety of different rooms in the hotel but all are comfortable and well-appointed with lovely décor. The hotel also features two main pools one of which even has a swim-to-bar making it perfect for a post-round dip and relax! The outside areas around the hotel are stunning with a magnificent courtyard and areas through which you could walk for hours. All guests to the hotel receive free entry to the spa which offers a wide range of treatments and has all the amenities you would expect from a hotel spa of this standard! For those looking for a town livelier than Benahavis then the town of Puerto Banus is just ten minutes away with a bustling atmosphere around the clock! This hotel is perfect for a piece of calm and tranquillity with a wonderful atmosphere yet still within reasonable distance of other livelier towns – what could be better?
Hotel Isla Canela Golf in Andalusia is next on the list which is located in Ayamonte with just the River Guadiana separating itself from the Algarve and just 3km from the stunning beaches of Isla Canela which boasts more than 7km of white sand. This place is perfect for a holiday of complete rest and relaxation to enjoy together. The rooms are spacious with fantastic décor in keeping with its historical and beautiful surroundings some of the rooms also have the view of the fantastic 18th fairway of the golf course which truly is a sight. The wonderful thing about this hotel is that you feel in the middle of nowhere so if you are looking for relaxation and tranquillity you can find it here but you are also just a 25 minute walk down to some shops, bars and restaurants as well as the beach! The golf course is challenging especially with the wind coming in from the coast but it is a great course and with it being right on your doorstep here at Isla Canela what could be more ideal? This is a perfect hotel for a couples golf escape.